Royal Randwick main grandstand is shut down

Sydney‘s showpiece Royal Randwick spring carnival is in jeopardy after the main grandstand was shut down by engineers due to safety concerns on Wednesday morning. Australian Turf Club chief executive Darren Pearce confirmed after testing earlier this week one of the beams in the roof of the Queen Elizabeth II Stand requires “immediate remedial work”. … [Read the full story]

Black Caviar has it’s nose on running abroad

Champion mare Black Caviar is on a hit and run mission in the TJ Smith Stakes in what may be her one and only Sydney run. This might be our only chance to cheer on the champ. Black Caviar’s interstate debut in the Group 1 $1 million Darley T.J. Smith Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick … [Read the full story]

Is Black Caviar the greatest racehorse in the world?

The man who sold Black Caviar for $200,000 says he doesn’t regret his decision, even though the champion mare is now regarded as the greatest racehorse in the world. As Black Caviar aims for her 12th win from 12 in this Saturday’s TJ Smith Stakes at Royal Randwick, the man who bred and sold the … [Read the full story]